Mechanism of Plastid Division: From a Bacterium to an Organelle

  • Miyagishima S
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Abstract

Chloroplasts arose more than 1 billion years ago, when a free-living cyanobacterium became an endosymbiont in a eukaryotic host cell. Several lines of evidence indicate that all chloroplasts and their nonphotosynthetic relatives (plastids) are directly or indirectly ...

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  • S.-y. Miyagishima

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